11:20 AM ETJacob WolfESPN Staff Writer CloseStaff Writer for ESPN. com
Reports across multiple games, including League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. , Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and Call of Duty.
Specializes in investigative reportingFollow on TwitterFacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintAs Astralis stood on stage at the Intel Extreme Masters World Championship in late February in Katowice, Poland, one of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive's most successful teams stared out into an empty arena. Although no cases of the coronavirus had been confirmed in Poland at that time, concerns around COVID-19 spreading at big events quickly put a halt to live attendance at esports competitions. As the coronavirus pandemic has caused turbulent change across the world, it has been a turbulent few months for Astralis.
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